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2 Child Sex Abusers Jailed for Life Under New Laws in Pakistan

A court in Pakistan sentenced two men to life in prison Monday in a major child sex abuse ring that outraged the country. The two men in Punjab province were also fined more than $2,800. They are the first suspects jailed after the Pakistani senate passed a bill for the first time formally outlawing child sex abuse, pornography and trafficking. Lawmakers acted after officials uncovered a brutally cruel pedophile ring last year in Punjab. As many as 300 families say members of a...

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